FreeBSD : libxml2 -- lack of end-of-document check DoS (e7bb3885-da40-11e3-9ecb-2c4138874f7d)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 73974

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.

Description

CVE MITRE reports :

parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.0, as used in Google Chrome before 28.0.1500.71 and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a document that ends abruptly, related to the lack of certain checks for the XML_PARSER_EOF state.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://gitlab.gnome.org/users/sign_in

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-2877

http://www.nessus.org/u?39088399

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73974

File Name: freebsd_pkg_e7bb3885da4011e39ecb2c4138874f7d.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Published: 2014/05/13

Updated: 2020/09/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libxml2, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-c6-libxml2, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-f10-libxml2, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2013/07/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/04/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2877